The battle-wise infantryman -- is careful of what he says or writes : how about you?

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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Color poster of head and shoulders of a helmeted Army soldier holding a rifle and looking toward the viewer. The background is a green color.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Schlaikjer, Jes Wilhelm, 1897-1982 1944.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 998 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: The battle-wise infantryman -- is careful of what he says or writes : how about you?
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Color poster of head and shoulders of a helmeted Army soldier holding a rifle and looking toward the viewer. The background is a green color.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Notes

Artist's signature at lower left area of picture: "Schlaikjer 1944".

"Distributed for the issuing agency by O.W.I."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944-O-602442"

Mailing information on verso: Originally sent to Joseph Lyman Kingsbury, State Historical Collection, North Texas State Teacher College, Denton Texas from the US War Department, Washington 25, DC.

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1329.

According to the Monthly Catalog, this poster was issued in both 40 x 28.4 in. size and 27.9 x 20 in. size. According to the Checklist, call number for larger size is W 3.46/1:In 3/4; call no. for smaller size is W 3.46/1:In 3/5. (Checklist '76: reel 105)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 260
  • Government Documents No.: W 3.46/1:IN 3/5
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Schlaikjer 1
  • OCLC: 12336999 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2848519 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc440

Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2016, 7:13 p.m.

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Schlaikjer, Jes Wilhelm, 1897-1982. The battle-wise infantryman -- is careful of what he says or writes : how about you?, poster, 1944; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc440/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.